Assomption

Location

Official Name Abbaye N.-D. de l'Assomption

03

Country Canada

Address C.P. 1010 Rogersville, NB, E4Y 2W8

Contact Information

Telephone [1] (506) 775-2322

Community Email assompt@nb.aibn.com

Website www.trappistine.org/

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Archidioecesis Monctonensis (Moncton)

OCSO Region CAN

Founded/Restored 1818

Origins

Transferred to Canada, in 1904, from the community of Notre Dame de toute Consolation (Lyon-Vaise) which had been founded by the sisters of La Riedra. Erected as an abbey 21 February 1928.

Father Immediate

Bonnecombe 1904-1930; Aiguebelle 1930-1936; Oka (Val Notre-Dame) 1936-1962; then, Calvaire

Past Superiors

Marie Julie PIERRON — Prioress — 30/05/1904 – 13/01/1921
Marie Joseph Barrieau — Prioress — 13/01/1921 – 21/02/1928
Marie Joseph Barrieau — Abbess — 21/02/1928 – 09/10/1939
Marie de Jésus SAVOIE — Abbess — 09/10/1939 – 09/10/1948
Marie Joseph Barrieau (2) — Abbess — 09/10/1948 – 11/10/1960
Marie Jeanne RICHARD — Abbess — 11/10/1960 – 11/10/1978
Jean-Marie HOWE — Abbess — 11/10/1978 – 02/05/1999
Alfreda GAUDET — Sup. ad nutum — 11/05/1999 – 08/01/2004
Rita RODRIGUE — Sup. ad nutum — 08/01/2004 – 12/12/2004

Work and Sources of Income

Baking altar breads

Guest Facilities

7 rooms

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